Tips for Westerners coming to Japan, Part 2

Almost as soon as I made my previous, long guide of tips for Westerners visiting or coming to live in Japan, a bunch of people pointed out a number of things I’d forgotten to mention. Updated for 2019. Street addresses Except for major roads and route numbers, Japan doesn’t have street names. No wonder, with […]

Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal

Looks like the grand jury investigation is going in the wrong direction. Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation Amid Russian Uranium Deal At the heart of the tale are several men, leaders of the Canadian mining industry, who have been major donors to the charitable endeavors of former President Bill Clinton and his family. Members of […]

Sea of Crises «

Sea of Crises A sumo wrestling tournament. A failed coup ending in seppuku. A search for a forgotten man. How one writer’s trip to Japan becamea journey through oblivion.

Natural Outdoor Exercises For Children

I have friends whose kids had trouble with their coordination. The good thing is that it is treatable with outdoor exercises according to this doctor. The typical kid today isn’t outside much, and most aren’t moving as they should be even while they are indoors. They’ve developed awkward, uncoordinated movements as a result of being immobile, wearing […]